Connections and love – are they predictors of happiness?

“Feeling connected and loved are among the biggest predictors of happiness.” – Cassie Mogilner In this new world when social media, text messaging, and online gaming has taken over our social sphere I wonder about the concept of ‘connection’ as a predictor of happiness. With this new phenomena are we no longer connected as we…

A special Merry Christmas

To all my dedicated and supportive readers, have a very special Merry Christmas. During this festive time we need to remember how hard this time of year can be for those suffering from depression. For some with a mental illness it means this time of year is unfortunately times of very intense emotions, including sadness,…